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SHAKEY GRAVES: The Americana Dream

SHAKEY GRAVES: The Americana Dream

Luke Vest and Graham Vogt, Contributors

October 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Concert Reviews, Featured News

The pre-show music that played on the speakers was reminiscent of distinct regions of the world. One song transported the listener to the jungle, as African drums played exotic beats and panflutes whistled in the air. The next tune experimented in the mystical phrygian mode, evoking desert wind on th...

“MY VOTE MY VOICE”

“MY VOTE MY VOICE”

Kirti Veeramachaneni, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured News, News

Over the past few years and the past few elections, voting has been pushed as a right and responsibility, and there has been more encouragement for younger generations to vote. Universities emphasize the importance of voting among their students by handing out voter registration forms and setting up...

Piecing Together A Common Core

Piecing Together A Common Core

Meredyth Staunch, Editor in Chief

October 8, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured News, News

Saint Louis University is the second oldest Jesuit university in the U.S. to Georgetown University, but despite its status, it remains without a common undergraduate core across all colleges and schools. In April of 2018, SLU sought to change this. The University Undergraduate Core Committee, spearheaded...

Keep Lambert Airport Public

Keep Lambert Airport Public

Jakob Benedetti

October 6, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Featured News, Opinion

The city of St. Louis is currently considering whether to contract daily operations of Lambert Airport to a private company, essentially privatizing the operations and management of Missouri’s largest airport. Lambert was the first municipally-owned airport in the country when St. Louis bought it in 192...

Bronze Boot game revived before Bills begin conference play

Bronze Boot game revived before Bills begin conference play

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

October 6, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Soccer, Sports

    A crowd of almost 5,000 St. Louis soccer fans filled the seats at Robert R. Hermann Stadium for a Friday night game on Sept. 21. The special occasion was the famed Bronze Boot match between rivals Saint Louis University and Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. The two teams battled it out un...

Seitzer Records Hat Trick, Bills Roll Through First Four A10 Matches

Seitzer Records Hat Trick, Bills Roll Through First Four A10 Matches

Ryan Lefner, Associate Sports Editor

October 6, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Sports, Women's Soccer

  The Bills kicked off A10 conference play Sep. 20 with a tough opponent on the road in Saint Joseph’s University.    Through the first 45 minutes, the game was deadlocked, as neither team was able to effectively drive the ball into independence square.    Senior forward Maddie Pok...

Pause For Opinion: Fiona Clair

Pause For Opinion: Fiona Clair

Fiona Clair, Editorial/Opinion Editor

September 30, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Featured News, Opinion

Thank you for joining us for the first full episode of Pause for Opinion! This week I am talking about homelessness with a group of students from Labre at Saint Louis University. If you are looking to get involved with Labre you can email [email protected], and if you want to donate to the organization you can Ve...

Taylor Swift Soars, Literally

Taylor Swift Soars, Literally

Madisyn Siebert, Associate Arts Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under Arts, Concert Reviews, Featured News

How hard is it to sell out the Dome at America’s Center? Well, I can tell you Taylor Swift had no issues filling the stadium with loyal fans of all ages. What's even more impressive is that she was able to do this on a Tuesday night. The Reputation Tour came to St. Louis on Tuesday, and the D...

Lollapalooza 2018 has international flair

Lollapalooza 2018 has international flair

Mary Adcock, Staff Writer

August 21, 2018


Filed under Arts, Concert Reviews, Entertainment, Featured News, Multimedia

Four days. 400,000 people. On Aug. 2-5, Chicago’s Grant Park overflowed with sounds and strangers in its 27th year. The festival began in 1991 as a farewell to the Jane’s Addiction vocalist, Perry Farrell, who had a stage named after him at the festival. Although it began as an alternative rock fe...

Beloved, former SLU teacher remembered for enhancing quality of public life

Beloved, former SLU teacher remembered for enhancing quality of public life

Dr. Avis Meyer

August 15, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News

Word came, recently, about the passing of a beloved, former SLU teacher, chair and scholar. Dr. John Pauly taught for SLU’s Comm. Department from 1993 – 2006, serving as chair, from 1993-2002. During his tenure at SLU, he was honored twice for excellence in teaching. And, since 2003, the department...

SLU is first university to implement Amazon Echo in all on-campus living

SLU is first university to implement Amazon Echo in all on-campus living

Meredyth Staunch, Editor-in-Chief

August 10, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News

Originally an online book seller, Amazon fulfilled its first sale in 1995 when it shipped the book “Fluid Concepts & Creative Analogies: Computer Models of the Fundamental Mechanisms of Thought” to an inquisitive customer, as reported by ABC News. Nearly two years later, Amazon introduced one-click...

Alleged Gunman was Instigator at Parish Center, No Weapons Found

Alleged Gunman was Instigator at Parish Center, No Weapons Found

Meredyth Staunch, Editor-in-Chief

August 9, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured News, News

At 9:10 a.m. on August 8, the Department of Public Safety received its first phone call about an alleged gunman walking on SLU’s campus between Pius Library and Cook Hall. From the library, an employee observed a suspicious bulge in the man’s waistband and notified authorities, according to James...

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